Barry Sanders

Running Back

Career Earnings: $33,759,500
Career APY: $3,375,950
Total Guarantees: $13,100,000
Largest Cash Payment: $12,400,000 (1997)
Largest Cap Number: $4,350,000 (1993)
  • Date of Birth: July 16, 1968
  • College: Oklahoma State
  • Entry: 1989 Draft, Round 1, #3 overall (Lions)

Contract History

TeamContract TypeStatusYear SignedYrsTotalAPYGuaranteesAmount Earned% EarnedEffective APY
LionsDraftedRenegotiated19896$7,600,000$1,266,667$2,100,000$5,280,00069.5%$1,320,000
LionsExtensionRenegotiated19933$13,159,500$4,386,500$0$14,079,500107.0%$3,519,875
LionsExtensionReserve19975$32,700,000$6,540,000$11,000,000$14,400,00044.0%$7,200,000
Earnings By Team
TeamYrsSalaryAPYPaid on Cap% Paid on CapPaid as Dead Money% Paid as Dead Money
Lions10$33,759,500$3,375,950$26,791,3160.0%$7,223,6350.0%

Salary Cap History

YearTeamBase SalaryProrated BonusRoster BonusWorkout BonusGuaranteed SalaryCap
Number
Cap %Cash Paid
1989Lions$400,000$420,000$100,000$20,000$0$920,000--$2,600,000
1990Lions$500,000$420,000$100,000$20,000$0$1,040,000--$620,000
1991Lions$600,000$525,000$100,000$20,000$0$1,245,000--$1,140,000
1992Lions$800,000$525,000$100,000$20,000$0$1,445,000--$920,000
1993Lions$3,725,000$525,000$100,000$0$525,000$4,350,000--$3,825,000
1994Lions$2,575,000$525,000$400,000$0$0$3,500,00010.1%$2,975,000
1995Lions$2,533,000$0$400,000$0$0$2,933,0007.9%$2,933,000
1996Lions$3,946,500$0$400,000$0$0$4,346,50010.7%$4,346,500
1997Lions$1,400,000$1,805,908$0$0$0$3,205,9087.7%$12,400,000
1998Lions$1,750,000$1,805,908$250,000$0$0$3,805,9087.3%$2,000,000
Total$18,229,500$6,551,816$1,950,000$80,000$525,000$26,791,316$33,759,500
Dead Money History
TeamYearCap ChargeCash Paid
Lions1999$1,805,908$0
Lions2000$5,417,727$0
Total$7,223,635$0

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